Research Article
Volume 6 Issue 8 - 2021
Metagenomic Profiling of Bovine Milk from Mastitis Infected Udder of the Cows before and after Treatment with Ethno-Veterinary Practice (EVP)
Santhosha Hegde1, Pavithra Narendran1, Malali Gowda2 and M N Balakrishnan Nair2*
1University of Trans-Disciplinary Health Sciences and Technology (TDU), Yelahanka, Bengaluru, India
2DNA Life, Yelahanka, Bengaluru, India
*Corresponding Author: M N Balakrishnan Nair, Professor, Centre for Ethno-Veterinary Science and Practice, University of Trans-Disciplinary Health Sciences and Technology (TDU), Yelahanka, Bengaluru, India.
Received: May 17,2021; Published: July 29, 2021


This study presents the changes in the microbiome of milk from the cows with clinical mastitis before and after treatment with Ethno-veterinary herbal formulations. The mastitis was confirmed with CMT (California Mastitis Test). Besides presence of several species of bacteria, the mastitis causing bacteria were abundant before treatment. After 6 days of treatment with herbal formulations, the average abundance of Staphylococcus was reduced from 40.59% to 2.03% (20 times), Streptococcus from 25.8% to 2.06% (12.52 times), Pseudomonas, Pseudomonaceae family 20.28% to 1.9% (10.67 times), Klebsiella from 8.4% to 0.26% (32.31 times) and Enterobacteriaceae family from 24% to 1.69% (14.37 times) indicating the cure of mastitis.


Keywords: Mastitis; Metagenomic DNA; Ethno-Veterinary Practice


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